Carly Stevenson

BA (Hons), MA

School of English

Research Student

Full contact details

Carly Stevenson
School of English
Jessop West
1 Upper Hanover Street
S3 7RA
  • BA (Hons) in English, University of Lincoln, 2011
  • MA English Studies, University of Lincoln, 2012
Research interests

My research examines the influence of the Gothic on John Keats. I am particularly interested in the ways in which Keats’s engagement with the Gothic was informed by his medical knowledge of the body. As such, my thesis is loosely structured around the senses.

Research group


  • Prof Angela Wright
  • Prof Andrew Smith
Professional activities and memberships
  • ‘Keats’s pretty paganism’ (Keats Foundation Conference, 2017)
  • ‘Touch has a memory: Keats’s dead hands and living letters’ (Keats Foundation Conference, 2016)
  • ‘Warm and capable: Keats and the life of blood’ (Summer of 1816: Creativity and Turmoil, University of Sheffield, 2016)
  • ‘That paleness warms my grave: Keats’s poetics of vitality’ (Keats Foundation Conference, 2015)
  • ‘Keats and mother Radcliffe’ (Ann Radcliffe at 250, University of Sheffield, 2014)